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Discover stories about how Point Foundation LGBTQ students, alumni and network are impacting communities world-wide. 

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Discover stories about how Point Foundation LGBTQ students, alumni and network are impacting communities world-wide. 

So far this year, 20 states passed anti-LGBTQ legislation according to the American Civil Liberties Union. Some state legislatures are still in session meaning that the tally of hateful laws could...

April 01, 2022, teampoint

Navigating Your New Queer Independence

As an LGBTQ+ high schooler, it was incredibly difficult to imagine a life beyond those four years....

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March 29, 2022, Hope Harris

4 Ways to Learn About Intersectional Feminism Now

Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate women’s achievements past & present while learning how...

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December 11, 2021, Hope Harris

A Message from Jorge Valencia, Executive Director & CEO

Photo: Jorge Valencia, Point Foundation's Executive Director & CEO As we approach 2022, we are now...

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October 18, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Ash Swain

Why did you choose your major or program? I've always had a passion for using art in a myriad of...

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October 16, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar TJ Olojede

Why did you choose your major or program? I decided to get an MBA to ease the jump into tech...

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October 15, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Taylor Vassar

Why did you choose your major or program? All my life math was my best subject, and I narrowed down...

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October 06, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Xoë Sazzle

Why did you choose your major or program? Coming into the awareness and acceptance of my gender...

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October 04, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Charlayne Hurlington

Why did you choose your major or program? I chose my Liberal Arts & Sciences major and program...

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March 15, 2020, teampoint

Queer Legal Activism in New Haven

On October 7th, the country eagerly awaited oral argument in the Supreme Court case Harris Funeral...

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January 13, 2020, teampoint

Creating Safe Spaces for the Incarcerated LGBTQ Community

I just completed my first semester of law school and yes, Elle Woods, it was hard. Prior to law...

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January 05, 2020, teampoint

Updating UCLA's all-gender restroom map

Photo credit: Daily Bruin Many trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people often have to...

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November 05, 2019, teampoint

Showing Up to the Polls

On November 5, 2019, state and local elections were held in communities across the United States,...

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